Two years ago, 2005 Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi contested on the 12th season of America’s Got Talent and made it to the finals.
Although she didn’t win, her powerful voice and stage presence stuck with the viewers and judges. Now, Kechi Okwuchi has returned as a contender for the show’s spinoff series, America’s Got Talent: The Champions. Her amazing stage presence and brilliant performance at the auditions earned her a golden buzzer from Simon Cowell.
Simon, who is the most difficult judge on the panel described her as a champion, stating that his biggest regret was not hitting the golden buzzer for her on the previous show. For her performance, she delivered a flawless rendition of Calum Scott’s “You Are The Reason”, sending the audience and judges to their feet at the end of her set. Thanks to her amazing voice, the golden buzzer has sent her straight to the live shows.
Kechi who credits the show for boosting her confidence has come a long way to achieving this feat. The golden buzzer and Simon’s comments certainly prove that she is on her way to the top and we’ll be rooting for her from the sidelines.
Watch Kechi’s powerful performance right here: